• Do you want to do work that really matters? Help us end avoidable blindness.
• Full time permanent role, based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Darwin (Flexible work from home arrangements available).
• Closing Date: Wednesday the 1st of March 2023
ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION
The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight. We continue to carry on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as Australia. The Foundation has restored sight to more than 3 million people worldwide. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind, or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.
The Foundation is also proud to announce that we were awarded the Employer of Choice Award (Public Sector and NFP) at the 2022 Australian HR Awards.
You are an experienced team assistant with outstanding organisational skills. You are deadline driven, able to prioritise tasks and work across multiple priorities. You will also be service driven, ensuring a smooth environment for the team you are supporting. With excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal), you will thrive within a high performing environment. Additionally, you will have high computer literacy skills, particularly across the Microsoft Suite. You will be process driven and innovative, able to create an effective system for office administration to ensure nothing falls through the cracks. Further, you will be proactive and self-driven, this is a busy role not only supporting three of our division directors as well as providing support to wider EA network. Finally, while you may not have INGO experience, you will be someone who wants to join a leading INGO and to make a positive Impact.
The Executive Coordinator is accountable for providing administrative and executive support to the OCEO (Office of the CEO) directors, across Social Justice, Global Advocacy and Strategy Development and the CEOs EA.
• Providing support to the OCEO Directors including coordinating, and acting on correspondence and ensuring appropriate distribution, conduct research for presentations, reports, briefs, and other documentation.
• Provide pro-active, high-level administrative support.
• Proactively manage and provide support for all travel and associated documentation.
• Manage divisional and relevant key organisational meeting logistics including preparing meeting papers, circulating resources, first point of contact for inquiries.
• Assist in the coordination of events.
• Complete IPOS invoicing tasks.
• Manage the budget for the three divisions under the OCEO
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
• Experience working in an administrative or support services function for multiple executives.
• Previous experience working closely and proactively with executive teams.
• Can work under pressure whilst prioritising workloads to complete all talks on time.
• Effective communication skills across all stakeholders
HOW WE RECOGNISE YOUR CONTRIBUTION
Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:
• Generous salary packaging – we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.
• Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.
• Generous leave allowances – we offer Paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”; Birthday Leave; and time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave.
• Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to Linkedin Learning and focused development conversations.
To find out more about our benefits click here
Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.
Please apply as soon as possible, as we will be contacting successful candidates prior to the advert closing.
Closing Date: Wednesday the 1st of March 2023
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment. The Foundation is also committed to protecting the health of our beneficiaries, donors and partners and require incumbents of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (except where medical conditions may make vaccination harmful to their health).
Please note: We will not be accepting CV’s via agencies for this role.